Startup Tools

The latest platforms, tools, and tricks to save money and time on your business.

Website Builders

Divi

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Powerful WordPress based web builder.

COST
£40/year

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Strikingly

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The easiest way to start a website.

COST
Free – £10/month

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Squarespace

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Simple elegant website builder.

COST
£10-15/month

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Logo Builders

Tailor Brands

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Logo ideas and personalisation.

COST
$3-11/logo

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Logopony

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Logo ideas and personalisation.

COST
$20/logo

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Logojoy

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Logo ideas and personalisation.

COST
$20-195

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Design

Canva

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InDesign for dummies.

COST
Free – $12.95/month

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Pablo

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Customise your pictures.

COST
Free

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Phonto

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An app to add text to photos.

COST
Free

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Moodboard

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Gather inspiration and create your themes.

COST
Free

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Coolors

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Colour palettes made easy.

COST
Free

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Pixlr

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The online ‘photoshop’.

COST
Free

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Marketing

Typeform

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A well-designed online survey software application.

COST
Free – £20/month

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Mailchimp

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A drag and drop newsletter & comms ecosystem builder.

COST
Free – $199/month

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Hootsuite

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An easy to use social media management tool.

COST
£16/month

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Biteable

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A varied yet easy to use video & animation maker.

COST
Free – $8.5/month

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Missinglettr

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Automated social media campaigns.

COST
Free – $40/month

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Stock Images

Unsplash

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Beautiful high quality free images and photos you can download and use for any project. No attribution required.

COST
Free

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Death By Stock

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Death to the Stock Photo requires you to sign up – Then you’ll have high-quality photos sent directly to your email every month.

COST
Free

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Burst

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1000’s of high quality and royalty-free images available and free to download, easy to navigate through their collections.

COST
Free

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Where to Blog

Medium

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Massive and gorgeous blogging platform used by pretty much everyone.

COST
Free

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Maptia

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The future of travel writing, join a community from all over the world.

COST
Free

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For Payments

GoCardless

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The easiest way to collect direct debit.

COST
Free – £50-200/month

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iZettle

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Easy card payments.

COST
1.75% card reader | 2.5% invoicing

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Stripe

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Online payment processing for internet businesses.

COST
1.4% + 20p for European cards. 2.9% + 20p non-European cards.

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